Friday, May 26, 2017

Brown Rice

Brown rice is now one of my favorite dishes. After reading the nutritional benefits from the link below, I don't believe that I will cook white rice again.

The flavoring of the ingredients that I added with brown rice makes this recipe a keeper.

Read the link below and try my recipe. Let me know if you've tried better tasting brown rice.


Brown rice
  • 1 ½ cups brown rice
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth (I used canned)
  • ½ cup water 
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ lemon pepper 
  • 1 tablespoon butter or ghee
  • 3 garlic cloves, very finely grated
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cilantro, finely chopped 
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Add chicken broth, salt, and butter to a medium saucepan, bring to a boil
  3. In the meantime, add rice, garlic, lemon pepper, and cilantro to a medium-size baking dish with a lid
  4. Remove broth from heat, pour over rice mixture and stir
  5. Bake for 1 hour
  6. Remove from oven and fluff rice with a fork
Twist: Cilantro, lemon pepper, garlic, and chicken broth

Recipe adapted from Alton Brown, Food Network  

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Onion Choppers

We have a  saying here in the south: "The Next Best Thing To Blue Bell."  I didn't learn until my later years in cooking just how helpful food preparations tools were. As a matter of fact, I had used an onion chopper years ago until one of the blades broke. They are made very nice nowadays and are a must-have for your kitchen. The one that I'm currently using has been well worth the investment and has served me very well. I must say, by far that I have more kitchen gadgets than any of my friends or family members. From time to time I'll share some of the tools that I find helpful to me as well as the ones that I thought were essential at the time of purchase.

If you're interested in purchasing an onion chopper for your kitchen, I would appreciate it if you would purchase it via the link below.  I will receive a small referral fee.

Thanks for stopping by.  I would be delighted if you would share a handy kitchen tool that you use.